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Independent Tours

Embark on an independent tour by train and get set for adventure! Set your own pace as you follow a well-crafted itinerary to popular destinations throughout the United States, Canada and Europe. Blaze a trail of discovery on heritage and history tours. Uncover North America’s natural wonders with national parks vacations.  Revel in the romance of Europe’s capital cities.

Each independent rail tour features travel along legendary train routes, comprehensive sightseeing and ample time at leisure. Choose from an extensive selection of regional tours, cross-country rail vacations, rail-drive getaways, and rail-cruise packages.

 Independent Tours

Independent Rail Travel

Seward to Anchorage

Deluxe Alaska Sampler 7 days from $2299

Riding the Alaska Railroad, you see all the best of Alaska including Resurrection Bay and Kenai Fjords and Denali National Parks.

Departs from May 2014 to September 2014.

Quebec City

Eastern Canada Rail & Cruise 15 days from $3125

Your perfectly-planned rail-cruise combination tour takes you from the historic city of Boston to Canada's Cultural Capital of Montreal by sea, infusing your travels with unique sightseeing to historically significant landmarks along the way.

Departs from July 2014 to July 2015.

Chicago River

Empire Builder - Glacier National Park & Alaska Cruise 15 days from $2852

Experience all the beauty of the Pacific Northwest on this 15-day rail-cruise vacation.

Departs from June 2014 to June 2015.

Amtrak's Empire Builder

Empire Builder Experience - Chicago to Seattle 5 days from $688

Just a few generations ago, the route of the Empire Builder was wilderness, roamed by Native Americans and buffalo.

Departs from November 2013 to October 2014.

Amtrak's Empire Builder

Empire Builder with Alaska Cruise via Glacier Bay 11 days from $1989

Rail-cruise vacation featuring the Empire Builder to Seattle plus a Glacier Bay Alaska cruise.

Departs from July 2014 to September 2015.

Glacier National Park

Empire Builder with Glacier National Park - Chicago to Seattle 7 days from $1645

Discover all the natural beauty and scenic wonders of Glacier National Park, "The Crown of the Continent" in the majestic Pacific Northwest.

Departs from June 2014 to September 2015.

Sandia Peak

Enchanting Southwest 8 days from $900

Explore the colorful southwest on an 8-day rail-drive vacation to Albuquerque, Durango and Santa Fe.

Departs from May 2014 to September 2014.

Wildlife

Explorer’s Circle 6 days from $3232

If you love rail travel, this is just the ticket - double your pleasure with two of Canada's premier rail experiences.

Departs from July 2014 to September 2014.

Amtrak's Empire Builder

Glacier National Park & Chicago 7 days from $1699

"The Crown of the Continent" awaits you on this 7-day rail adventure to Glacier National Park.

Departs from June 2014 to September 2015.

Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park & Seattle 7 days from $1445

The Emerald City and the Crown of the Continent are highlights of this spectacular Glacier National Park rail vacation.

Departs from June 2014 to September 2015.